Government to focus on promoting mango exports: Razzak Dawood

Islamabad, July 02, 2021 (PPI-OT):Abdul Razzak Dawood, Advisor for Commerce and Investment said that besides traditional markets, Pakistani mangoes were now entering the Australian and Japanese markets while the current government would focus on providing all possible facilitation and support to mango producers and exporters to tap more new markets for enhancing the exports of mangoes. He said that taxes and duties oRead More…

Government committed to provide facilities, incentives to overseas Pakistanis: Prime Minister

Islamabad, July 02, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the relevant ministries to consider extending more incentives to overseas Pakistanis to attract maximum remittances. Chairing a meeting in Islamabad on Friday regarding increase in foreign remittances, he said overseas Pakistanis are a precious asset of the country.
 
He said the remittances sent by them have an important role in the countrRead More…

Rawalpindi Lai Business District, Gujranwala Development Plan to accelerate economic activities: Prime Minister

Islamabad, July 02, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan has said projects of Rawalpindi Lai Business District and Gujranwala Development Plan will accelerate economic activities and provide direct benefits to the common people. Chairing a meeting of National Coordination Committee for Housing, Construction, and Development in Islamabad today (Friday), he directed to seek opinion of experts from the private sectorRead More…

Gas, electricity supply situation will become normal by Monday: Hammad

Islamabad, July 02, 2021 (PPI-OT):Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar has said gas and electricity supply situation will become normal across the country by Monday. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Friday, he said 40 percent supply of RLNG has been restored and hopefully it will be restored up to 70 percent by tomorrow. He said the gap between demand and supply increased due to peak season of power consumptiRead More…

Pakistan desires peaceful Afghanistan: Interior Minister 

Islamabad, July 02, 2021 (PPI-OT):Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed says Pakistan desires a peaceful Afghanistan as our peace is connected with Kabul. Addressing a public gathering in Rawalpindi on Friday, he said entire nation has appreciated Prime Imran Khan’s decision for not allowing the air bases to the United States. He said 88 percent of border fencing has been completed alongside Afghanistan while Read More…

Pakistan rejects Indian propaganda alleging drone flying over Indian HC 

Islamabad, July 02, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan has rejected Indian propaganda alleging a drone flying over the Indian High Commission in Islamabad. In response to queries from media, Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said these preposterous claims have no basis in fact and no proof whatsoever has been shared with Pakistan to substantiate these allegations.
 
He said curiously, this propaganda campaigRead More…

Pakistan, Uzbekistan agree to further expand bilateral cooperation 

Islamabad, July 02, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan and Uzbekistan have agreed to further expand bilateral cooperation and understanding in myriad fields. The understanding came during an inaugural Round of Pakistan-Uzbekistan Bilateral Political Consultations held on Friday in virtual mode. The Pakistan side was led by Additional Secretary (Afghanistan and West Asia) Aamar Aftab Qureshi, while Deputy Foreign Minister AmbassaRead More…

Pakistan Army committed to modernize its infantry: Chief of Army Staff

Islamabad, July 02, 2021 (PPI-OT):Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan Army is committed to modernize its infantry as part of its overall drive to prepare for the future threats. He was interacting with the officers and troops during his visit to Punjab Regimental Centre in Mardan today (Friday). The Army Chief appreciated the Regiment for displaying the highest standards in all professional puRead More…

Pakistan condemns extra-judicial killing of innocent Kashmiri in IIOJK

Islamabad, July 02, 2021 (PPI-OT):Pakistan has strongly condemned the extra-judicial killing of a 17 year old innocent Kashmiri by the occupation forces in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement, Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said the extra-judicial killings, torture in custody, enforced disappearances and incarcerations have become a norm in IIOJK to suppress the Kashmiris. RRead More…

Pakistan highly values its close brotherly ties with Azerbaijan: Prime Minister 

Islamabad, July 02, 2021 (PPI-OT):The outgoing Ambassador of Azerbaijan Ali Alizada paid a farewell call on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad today (Friday). The Azeri Ambassador thanked the Prime Minister on Pakistan’s steadfast support on the Nagorno-Karabakh issue and the recent liberation of occupied territories.
 
The Prime Minister congratulated Ambassador Alizada on successful completion of his assRead More…